Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on 'martyr' status for paramilitary

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking 'martyr' status for paramilitary and police personnel who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, on par with army, navy and air force.

India, Thailand agree to enhance naval cooperation: Dhowan

India and Thailand have agreed to forge and enhance naval cooperation including sharing of data and information on shipping, which will help the two navies jointly address any emerging threats and challenges.

Indian Army short of 10,000 officers: Manohar Parrikar

The Army is facing a shortfall of nearly 10,000 officers while the Navy is facing a shortage of about 1,800.

INS Sindhurakshak likely to be converted into training platform

INS Sindhurakshak, the submarine that sank in the naval dockyard in Mumbai in 2013 killing 18 of its crew, is likely to be converted into a training platform for Naval divers.

Missile, arrestor wire in Navy's indigenisation list for India Inc

Aiming to have 200 ships by 2030, Navy has come out with an exhaustive list of products -- from surface-to-air missiles for warships to air independent propulsion system for submarines -- that can be indigenised, and will share it with Indian industries.

10 Chinese boats intercepted off Gujarat coast, 69 detained
10 Chinese boats intercepted off Gujarat coast, 69 detained

The Indian Coast Guard has intercepted at least 10 Chinese boats off the coast of Gujarat, reports said on Saturday.

Huge opportunity for Indian Inc as Navy focusses on indigenisation: Dhowan

Exhorting the Indian private sector to tap into the "huge opportunities" in the naval defence sector, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Thursday said the force has prepared a 15-year indigenisation plan that will soon be shared with India Inc.

India looking for more Talwar class ships: Navy vice chief

 India is exploring the possibility of getting more Talwar class ships and was in talks with Russia to see if it acquire the technology for Grigorivich class frigates, the navy vice chief, Vice Admiral P Murugesan, said on Tuesday.

Navy aiming at 200-ship fleet by 2027: Report

The Indian Navy is aiming to have a 200-ship fleet by 2027 as per a maritime capability perspective plan in order to guard interests and assets of the nation in waters around them, a top Naval officer said today.

Indian Navy's vessel to compete in annual race in Europe

Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Tarangini will participate in an annual race in European waters and dock at a UK port where its crew will share professional experience with their British counterparts.

Indian Navy's vessel to compete in annual race in Europe

Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Tarangini will participate in an annual race in European waters and dock at a UK port where its crew will share professional experience with their British counterparts.

India to soon float tenders for six new submarines for navy

 India will soon float a tender -- potentially worth Rs.60,000 crore -- to build six advanced submarines for the navy for which six firms, including Larsen & Toubro, Pipavav Defence and the state-run Mazagon dockyard, are in he fray, informed sources said on Sunday.

Tenders soon for six new subs for Indian Navy

India will soon float a tender for a Rs 60,000-crore contract to build six advanced submarines for the navy for which six companies, including Larsen & Toubro, Pipavav Defence and the state-run Mazagon Dockyard Ltd, are contenders, informed sources said.

Indian Navy to invite tenders for six conventional submarines soon

The Indian Navy will soon invite tenders for building six conventional submarines after a high-level committee of the Defence Ministry submitted its report identifying shipyards capable of executing the about Rs 60,000 crore project.

Indian Navy frigate on surveillance duty in South Indian Ocean

Indian Navy's stealth frigate INS Teg is on a two-month long deployment in the South Indian Ocean to provide surveillance support in the region, an official statement said on Saturday.

INS Teg to undertake operations in EEZ of Mauritius

A stealth frigate of the Indian Navy, currently on a two-month long deployment in the South Indian Ocean, will undertake operations in Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Mauritius aiming to provide surveillance support in the region.

Missing Dornier aircraft's debris located off Tamil Nadu coast
Missing Dornier aircraft's debris located off Tamil Nadu coast

A major breakthrough was achieved in locating the missing Dornier aircraft after the flight data recorder along with the debris of the Indian Coast Guard plane was recovered on Friday.

Presence of foreign dhow: Kerala seeks NIA probe

The Kerala government on Tuesday asked the Centre to order a probe by NIA into the case relating to interception of a suspicious foreign fishing dhow with 12 crew members off Kerala coast, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said here.

DNA: Growing Russia-China ties a concern for India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Uzbekistan on Monday on the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia.

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Indian Navy's 48 warships being built indigenously: Vice chief

Hailing the country's indigenous shipbuilding capabilities, Vice Admiral P Murugesan, Vice Chief of the Navy, on Tuesday said that 48 warships were currently under construction in Indian shipyards.